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Eric Matthew Kime
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1941
Death: Nov. 30, 2011
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Eric M. Kime

Oct. 2, 1941 - Nov. 30, 2011

SOUTH BEND - Eric M. Kime, 70, of South Bend, IN, passed away at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis, IN, after battling an illness there for eight weeks. Along with his parents, his first wife, Constance "Connie" Stocker, preceded him in death. He was born on October 2, 1941, to the late Donald C. and Katherine (McGowan) Kime in Evansville, IN, graduated from high school in Plymouth in 1959, graduated from South Bend College of Commerce in 1962, and had lived in the South Bend area for 50 years. Mr. Kime served in the Army National Guard from 1963-1969. He was employed at Menards in Mishawaka, IN, from 1995-2002. Prior to that, he worked at First Old State Bank in South Bend, IN. On December 22, 1997, he married Kristie A. (Lightner) Flores in Elkhart, IN. Before his illness, he was very active and enjoyed dancing with his wife. He was also an avid collector, and loved antiques and vintage cars which included membership in the Pioneer Auto Association. He loved the outdoors, and loved sail boating and gardening. He was a friend to many; Eric enjoyed talking and always had time to talk. In addition, he was a great listener. He is survived by his wife, Kristie A. Kime; daughter, Nicolle (Paul) Scott of New Carlisle, IN; stepdaughter, Elena A. Ryback of Livonia, MI; stepson, Daniel (Andrea) Flores of Granger, IN; seven grandchildren and two step-grandchildren; and a sister, Karna (Edwin) Rymarz of Seattle, WA. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. today, December 4, 2011, at Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, IN. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 5, 2011, at Kaniewski Funeral Home, South Bend, IN, with Rev. William Rapp officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, IN, where military honors will be conducted. Memorial contributions may be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Great Lakes Chapter, 2680 Horizon Drive SE, Suite 208, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-7500, or e-mail: To send condolences, please visit
Published in South Bend Tribune from December 3 to December 4, 2011 
Family links: 
  Donald Clinton Kime (1908 - 2003)
  Mary Katherine McGowen Kime (1907 - 1988)
  Constance Lynnette Stocker Kime (1943 - 1971)
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
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Originally Created by: Mike
Record added: Dec 05, 2011
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Eric Matthew Kime
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 Added: Dec. 22, 2011

- Mike
 Added: Dec. 5, 2011

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